Bryden Family History

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Bryden Name Meaning

probably a habitational name from a place now lost. The surname is most common in southwestern Scotland. Reaney suggests that it is a metonymic occupational name for a bridle maker, from Old French bridon ‘bridle’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dryden, Ryden, Broden, Boyden, Breden, Bowden, Roden, Braden, Arden

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Bryden Family Origin

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Bryden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Miner

    5%

In 1880, the most common Bryden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bryden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bryden. A less common occupation for the Bryden family was Miner.

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Bryden Life Expectancy

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